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  • My first Monaco Grand Prix

    Tweet So first of all a bit of a confession: before I went to the Monaco Grand Prix a fortnight ago I really had no interest in Formula One, other than the personalities (particularly…

    June 12, 2016
  • Addicted to Game of Thrones

    Tweet “Don’t get attached to anyone, everyone dies,” No 1 Son warned me on Good Friday when I sat down to watch the first episode of Game of Thrones. He was right, sort of (don’t…

    April 14, 2016
  • Win fantastic family movies on DVD

    Tweet We are HUGE film buffs in our house – in fact I think part of the reason No 1 Son and I were awake for 12 hours on our flights to and from…

    August 28, 2015
  • An evening with Conchita Wurst at the Vienna Sphere

    Tweet Last night – as London’s Covent Garden and the Strand were shrouded in darkness thanks to the electrical fault – I found myself in a plastic bubble at Somerset House. The bubble is…

    April 2, 2015
  • Fab advice from a best-selling author

    Tweet So last week I went to the launch of P&O’s Britannia and I was very fortunate that at dinner our table included the fabulous Milly Johnson and her husband; Milly is the best-selling author…

    March 16, 2015
  • Addicted to Breaking Bad

    Tweet Spoiler alert: There are no spoilers in this post. My eyes are red, I’ve hardly slept and I’m being fuelled by a combination of chocolate and Diet Coke. Yes, I’m addicted to Breaking…

    January 18, 2015
  • The Toy Story effect

    Tweet We’ve been in our new house for exactly a month now, and most of it is pretty much organised. I’ve unpacked, decluttered and everything has its place. Except, that is, for No 1 Son’s…

    January 13, 2015
  • Cirque du Soleil Kooza review

    Tweet On Tuesday night Harriet and I were invited to the premiere of Cirque du Soleil’s new show Kooza at the Royal Albert Hall. A bit of a confession here: the first and last time…

    January 8, 2015
  • Why Let It Go from Disney’s Frozen is my mantra

    Tweet Now as I told you a few days ago I’m still a loooong way from being a proper grown-up on many levels; but the one thing that has changed for me, particularly during…

    November 28, 2014
  • 40 Something going on 17 Again

    Tweet Last night as I was walking home in my trainers and puffer jacket, eating sweets and looking forward to watching The Walking Dead on TV, it occurred to me that I don’t really…

    November 25, 2014